What is Dadaism and what does it want in Germany?
From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
“What is Dadaism and what does it want in Germany?” (1919) is a tract by Richard Huelsenbeck and Raoul Hausmann. The document is famous for demanding the "introduction of progressive unemployment through comprehensive mechanization of every field of activity."
Other highlights include
- "Dadaism demands: 1) The international revolutionary union of all creative and intellectual men and women on the basis of radical Communism; (...) The immediate expropriation of property (...) and the communal feeding of all (...) Introduction of the simultaneist poem as a Communist state prayer (...) Immediate regulation of all sexual relations according to the views of international
Dadaism through establishment of a Dadaist sexual center."